BA reveals strike contingency plans

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 27, 2017 14:33

BA reveals strike contingency plans

British Airways has stated that it will operate a full schedule at Gatwick and London City from July 1 when the Unite members of the airline’s mixed fleet cabin crew go on a 15-day strike, but there will be a small amount of cancellations on Heathrow flights as the airline merges some services, mostly on long-haul routes.

On the Heathrow-Doha route, 12 flights have been cancelled in the first six days of the strike, with passengers transferred to services operated by Qatar Airways.

Three out of five daily services to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, have been cancelled, while Saturday’s Heathrow-Muscat departure, and the return on Sunday, has been grounded.

Long-haul mixed fleet, long-haul routes to Bangkok, Beijing, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, Singapore and Sydney are unaffected.

Passengers are being given the option of a full refund, to switch to an alternative nearby destination or to re-book for an alternative departure on the same route.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 27, 2017 14:33